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Kansas City police look for car that hit man in wheelchair

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A man in a wheelchair has died after he was hit by a vehicle in downtown Kansas City. (KCTV5) A man in a wheelchair has died after he was hit by a vehicle in downtown Kansas City. (KCTV5)
Officers are looking for white Saturn Aura passenger car with front-end damage and possibly a temporary tag. (KCPD) Officers are looking for white Saturn Aura passenger car with front-end damage and possibly a temporary tag. (KCPD)
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

A man in a motorized wheelchair has died after he was hit by a vehicle in downtown Kansas City.

The victim has been identified as Phillip M. Noel, 50, of Kansas City. 

The investigation determined that Noel had been crossing 11th Street north-to-south in a marked crosswalk in a motorized wheelchair about 9:30 a.m. Monday when he was struck by a white passenger car. The vehicle then left the scene headed west.

Noel was taken to an area hospital but died a short time after arrival. The vehicle was not immediately located. 

Officers are looking for white Saturn Aura passenger car with front-end damage and possibly a temporary tag.

Anyone with information is urged to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

"We've got officers checking the immediate area to see if we can locate the video," Kansas City Police Department Sgt. Bill Mahoney said. 

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